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Laurels

Best Ballet
Teachers in
St. Louis
2019

Why These Ballet Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored ballet teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best ballet teachers in St. Louis, MO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Alexandra Ballet

Alexandra Ballet, located in Chesterfield, Missouri, is classically oriented, and strives to cultivate an unparalleled appreciation for dance. They raise community consciousness through public performances, which range from traditional to contemporary in style. Alexandra Ballet is proud to have collaborated with organizations like the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Chesterfield Arts, and Dance St. Louis. Alexandra Ballet is a non-profit organization, and they offer lessons to students of all skills levels.

Chesterfield, MO 63017

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Briscuso Dance Studio

Briscuso Dance Studio, located in Ballwin, Missouri, strives to provide top-tier dance education and discipline that extends beyond the classroom. They hope to instill an appreciation for the art, confidence, and body awareness in each student through an activity that can be enjoyed at any age. Briscuso Dance Studio has been in business for 40 years. By limiting class sizes, each student experiences individual and personalized attention and instruction. Classes offered at Briscuso Dance Studio include ballet, tap, jazz, poms, hip-hop, contemporary, and acrobatics.

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Dance Center of Kirkwood

Dance Center of Kirkwood, located in Kirkwood, Missouri, prides themselves in demonstrating excellence through their teachings to students of all ages and skill levels. Owner Kathleen Massot has an extensive knowledge in both performing and teaching, and has danced professionally with the National Ballet of Illinois and in several productions and events. Kathy has had many award-winning students, and she herself has won several Best Choreographer awards. Dance Center of Kirkwood offers a variety of classes including ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, and modern.

Kirkwood, MO 63122

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Dance Elite

Dance Elite is a studio located in High Ridge, Missouri that is certified by Dance Masters of America. Each of their students is a valued member of the studio, and their programs rely on a grade-based format which allows instructors to offer age-appropriate activities, challenges, music, and costuming. Students are given the opportunity to devote their time to the disciplines they love, and all are encouraged to excel whether they choose to pursue recreational, competitive, or artistic dance.

High Ridge, MO 63049

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DD's Dance Class

DD's Dance Class is a family-oriented studio located in Maplewood, Missouri that implements current techniques to develop relevant dancers. They strive to create a stress-free, laid-back environment to encourage the growth of self-esteem in each student. DD's Dance Class offers classes in a variety of disciplines including ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, hip hop, cheer and tumbling, acrobatics, lyrical, and dance theatre.

Maplewood, MO 63143

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DK Dance Productions

DK Dance Productions is a full-service, premier dance studio located in Florissant, Missouri. They specialize in teaching a variety of styles of dance to students of all ages and skill levels, from beginner to competitive. They are a licensed affiliation of dance studios that endorse a higher standard of dance instruction, and are part of a dynamic network of over 115 dance studios. The professional instructors go beyond excellent technique and also focus on developing important life skills. Classes offered at DK Dance Productions include ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, musical theatre, poms, tap, and tumbling.

Florissant, MO 63033

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M&M Dance Academy

M&M Dance Academy, located in Town & Country, Missouri, is committed to offering a well-rounded, technique-based dance education to students of all ages and skill levels. They emphasize strong technique as well as high-quality performance at both a professional and at a competitive level. Classes offered at M&M Dance Academy include lyrical, acrobatics and tumbling, jazz, ballet, tap, break dancing, hip hop, and pointe.

Town and Country, MO 63011

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Miss Kim's Dance Class

Miss Kim's Dance Class is a family-oriented dance studio located in Chesterfield, Missouri. Kim Revie Buchheit has been the owner and an instructor for 23 years, and is a 1991 graduate of Webster University with a BA in dance. Many of her students have gone on to pursue careers in dance and dance instruction. Classes offered by Miss Kim's include acrobatics, ballet, cheer and pom, chic, creative movement, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, tap, tumbling, tricks and flexibility, turns, leaps, and jumps, and workout classes.

Chesterfield, MO 63017

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Movement Arts Center

Movement Arts Center, located in St. Louis, Missouri, strives to create passion and professional dancers. They are an educational, state-of-the-art facility that is fully equipped with three dance rooms, each designed to promote the safety of all students. They believe in the value of giving back to the community by participating in various charitable events. Movement Arts Center offers Mommy & Me classes, creative dance, performance dance, silks and aerialist training, hip hop, technique classes, ballet, jazz, tap, and tumbling.

St. Louis, MO 63129

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On Your Toes Dance Studio

On Your Toes Dance Studio, located in St. Louis, Missouri, was first established in 1998. They are a family-oriented studio that offers private lessons to students of all ages. They specialize in ballet, tap, lyrical, jazz, modern, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre, and poms. They also offer various fitness classes, dance and sing along classes, specialty classes, and tumbling classes. They believe that having fun is an integral part of learning, and helps students to find their passion for the art form. They are committed to educating students and parents alike, and have created a positive learning environment for all.

St. Louis, MO 63129

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Performing Arts Centre

Performing Arts Centre was founded with a goal to share a passion for dance using both discipline and love. They pride themselves on the quality of technical training they provide, and on the success and accomplishments of past students. Performing Arts Centre specializes in ballet, modern, tap, and jazz training, and they offer classes for students of all ages and skill levels.

St Charles, MO 63303

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Pinx Academy of Dance

Pinx Academy of Dance is a centrally located dance studio in University, Missouri. They encourage all students to follow their dreams and to embrace their passion and love for the art of dance. The curriculum was designed to challenge students, and special seminars and workshops are offered each month. Pinx Academy of Dance offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, Western African, bellydance, modern, poms,and majorette.

University City, MO 63130

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Prima Dance & Tumbling

Prima Dance & Tumbling is located in Edwardsville, Missouri, and it is their mission to provide only the best in dance and tumbling lessons. Founder and owner Chelsea LaBrie has been taking dance classes since she was three years old, and strives to create a positive learning environment for other aspiring dancers. She believes poise, agility, and confidence are just as important as health and fitness, and are skills that students can use across their lifetime. Prima Dance & Tumbling offers both recreational and competitive instruction for ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and more.

Edwardsville, IL 62025

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St. Peters Academy of Dance

St. Peters Academy of Dance was established in 1988 in St. Peters, Missouri. Each dancer, no matter their age or skill level, receives personalized, professional, educational training. They pride themselves in hiring trained and educated instructors, featuring Professional Ballet Masters, and providing superior communication to each student and family. Classes offered by St. Peters Academy of Dance include ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, tumbling, Princess Camp, Dance Camp, and advanced dance education programs.

St Peters, MO 63376

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Studio C Dance

Studio C Dance, located in Arnold, Missouri, was founded 1992, and strives to provide the best possible dance education and training. They place a high emphasis on morals, self-esteem, self-pride, self-discipline, responsibility, teamwork, perseverance, and concentration. Classes offered by Studio C Dance include creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, pom and cheer, lyrical, and dance team.

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The Studio Brentwood

The Studio Brentwood, located in St. Louis, Missouri, has been spreading the love of dance for more than 20 years. Their mission is to provide students with the tools to learn proper techniques, and to make every effort to ensure students gain self-confidence, self-respect, and self-love. Classes offered by The Studio Brentwood include Youth Program, Levels 1-3 dance technique, intermediate and advanced classes, teen classes, adult beginner classes, and a separate boy's program.

St. Louis, MO 63144

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Van Ella Studios

Van Ella Studios provides vaudeville, burlesque, and variety entertainment and education to the St. Louis, Missouri area. They are a boutique style school that hopes to offer something new and exciting. The event space has been inspired by all things burlesque and theatrical. Owner Lola van Ella is an international burlesque star, and her team consists of the most experienced and professional performers in St. Louis. Classes offered at Van Ella Studios include ballet, bellydance, boylesque and burlesque, dance and fitness, and yoga.

St. Louis, MO 63118

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